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(37.25471,-121.966446)
 

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Mission Statement

The Santa Clara County Fire Department exists to protect the lives, property, and environment within the communities served from fires, disasters, and emergency incidents through education, prevention, and emergency response.

Description

Established in 1947, the Santa Clara County Fire Department provides services for Santa Clara County, California and the communities of Campbell, Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, and Saratoga. The department also provides protection for the unincorporated areas adjacent to those cities

Wrapping in a 40 mile (64km) arc around the southern end of "Silicon Valley", the Santa Clara County Fire Department has grown to include 17 fire stations, an administrative headquarters, a maintenance facility, five other support facilities, 21 pieces of apparatus and 4 command vehicles, to cover 114.5 square miles (297 square km) and a population of over 252,000. The department employs over 306 fire prevention, suppression, investigation, administration, and maintenance personnel; daily emergency response consists of 71 employees. The department's suppression force is also augmented by approximately 30 volunteer firefighters.

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